Singin' in a honky tonk can be a challenge even for the most seasoned singer, but it's also a great place for an up-and-coming singer to get their feet wet. It's important for you to keep one thing in mind if you want to try singing in honky tonks, you will not be hired to entertain, you will be hired for one reason and one reason only, to sell beer. If you can't do that, stay off the stage!
John Taylor one of the owners of Tootsie's has sent dozens of his performers to me for vocal training. Greg Humphries, Producer, Tootsies' Orchid Lounge urges his singers, "If you want to be a good singer call one of these other guys on your list. If you wanna be Elvis, call Renee."
I hope you enjoy this new series. Here's the first installment.
Learn to sing and hit better high notes with Nashville's #1 vocal coach Renee Grant-Williams